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Pricing Planner

Company: MillerKnoll
Location: Holland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why join us? Our purpose is to design for the good of humankind. It's the ideal we strive toward each day in everything we do. Being a part of MillerKnoll means being a part of something larger than your work team, or even your brand. We are redefining modern for the 21st century. And our success allows MillerKnoll to support causes that align with our values, so we can build a more sustainable, equitable, and beautiful future for everyone. GENERAL PURPOSE The Pricing Analyst will apply distinctive problem-solving skills to support sales growth and profitability across the broad, global portfolio of Herman Miller and Knoll brand products. This key pricing team member will use data and analytics to support the execution of the global pricing strategy through both traditional and innovative pricing approaches. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Utilizes varied tools and methods of analysis to provide data and key insights that will guide pricing-related decision-making within the organization. Supports development and evaluation of complex data models in collaboration with pricing manager, product managers, channel performance, finance, and other stakeholders to drive profitable sales growth, achieve sales and margin targets, and manage the product lifecycle. Creates, oversees, and monitors pricing tools, models, databases, and other components of relevant pricing processes to inform innovative strategic pricing concepts and strategic pricing decisions. Designs and/or supports the development of meaningful segmentations and corresponding pricing strategies across various regions, markets, and channels. Produces analysis that will be used to identify the market, product, customer, channel, and region opportunities and downsides in the context of pricing, sales growth, and profitability. Support the development of pricing change recommendations in collaboration with the pricing manager. Engages with sales forecasting and analysis, finance, and contracting teams to build and develop internal insights and analysis capabilities to assess product performance. Provides pricing support for product development programs throughout the New Product Commercialization Process. Support pricing planning and forecasting activities, including price increases and SKU rationalization. Work with product management and other business systems teams to implement pricing changes. Plays an active role in the execution of mitigation activities in response to events such as competitor strategies, price erosion, and/or commodity pressures. Supports internal requests for pricing analysis and guidance. Monitors the competitive landscape in terms of pricing and promotions. Conduct qualitative and quantitative market research related to the competitive landscape and industry benchmarking as needed. Applies and maintains best practices for insights, policies, concepts, and tools. QUALIFICATIONS Education: Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Data Science, Business Analytics, or a related field. 1-2+ years of business experience with pricing, analytical, and reporting experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Skills and Abilities: The candidate must have particular strength in financial and business modeling, pricing and commercial diagnostics, and sales & operations. Prior experience in pricing, business analytics, and/or finance roles. Relevant experience in developing pricing tools, models, databases, systems, and other components of relevant pricing processes preferred. Proven track record of problem-solving skills with the ability to identify, define and resolve problems and complete projects in a timely manner. Analytical skills necessary to analyze problems and draw insights / derive implications from analyses. Ability to translate data into meaningful descriptive graphs and visuals. Exceptional communication and collaboration skills. Ability to work with cross-functional teams. Who We Hire? Simply put, we hire everyone. MillerKnoll is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veterans from every branch of military service, and more. Here, you can bring your whole self to work. We're committed to equal opportunity employment, including veterans and people with disabilities. Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: MillerKnoll, Grand Rapids , Pricing Planner, Other , Holland, Michigan

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